Houston Boasts Texas’ First Rainbow Crosswalks

“All it can do is amplify what Houston is about. We welcome everyone, whatever size, shape color.” - Frankie Quijano, president of Pride Houston.

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Houston votes to join in lawsuit over new immigration law

The largest city in Texas will join San Antonio, Dallas, Austin and other local governments in a lawsuit against the state’s new immigration enforcement law.

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Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?

“For those of us that have been raised here and grew up, this is an important reminder” - Francisco Sanchez

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Jun. 21, 2017Texas Tribune

Houston votes to join other Texas cities in lawsuit over new immigration law, Senate Bill 4

The largest city in Texas will join San Antonio, Dallas, Austin and other local governments in a lawsuit against the state’s new immigration enforcement law. Continue Reading »

Jun. 20, 2017KERA

Houston Boasts Texas’ First Rainbow Crosswalks, Promoting LGBT Pride, Public Safety

The crosswalks in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood are really hard to miss — and that’s the point.

Crews were out Saturday painting the crosswalks at the intersection of Westheimer Road and Taft Street, and by Sunday morning, people were out taking pictures, the Associated Press reports. Continue Reading »

Jun. 14, 2017Houston Chronicle

Emancipation Park was never dead. But now it has been reborn.

If any American city is properly harnessing the transformative powers of good landscape architecture and improved public greenspace, it’s Houston. Continue Reading »

Jun. 8, 2017Houston Chronicle

Turner calls for City Council vote on ‘sanctuary city’ lawsuit

Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday said he would ask City Council to vote this month on whether to join lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of Texas’ new “sanctuary cities” law, ending months of equivocation on the controversial immigration enforcement measure. Continue Reading »